HR Manager

Department:  Human Resources
Date:  Sep 12, 2023


FMC Corporation is a global agricultural sciences company dedicated to helping growers produce food, feed, fiber and fuel for an expanding world population while adapting to a changing environment. FMC's innovative crop protection solutions – including biologicals, crop nutrition, digital and precision agriculture – enable growers, crop advisers and turf and pest management professionals to address their toughest challenges economically while protecting the environment. With approximately 6,400 employees at more than 100 sites worldwide, FMC is committed to discovering new herbicide, insecticide and fungicide active ingredients, product formulations and pioneering technologies that are consistently better for the planet.


FMC is a globally diverse organization that offers its employees exciting opportunities to work on challenging projects that are important to the achievement of our strategic objectives.  With a corporate culture of innovation, integrity, responsibility and customer intimacy, we foster “The Right Chemistry” in everything we do. We are looking for people to join us in creating, developing, and improving our products, our processes, and our markets. If you are ready to make a difference every day, FMC is ready to talk to you.  Visit FMC to learn more and follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter


Job Overview and Primary Responsibilities:

The HR Manager role offers a great opportunity to engage Human Resources skills and business savvy within a fast-paced, growing, and evolving organization. You will partner with c-Suite executives, directors, and people managers to provide sound coaching, manage talent, provide employee advocacy, and facilitate change. The HR Manager will also collaborate with other HR professionals to build and improve HR systems and processes and impart strategic business partnering expertise to employees. This position will be located in Philadelphia, PA. 


Responsibilities include:

  • Partnering with functional heads/leaders to align HR practices with strategic business initiatives and organizational goals, such as: strategic workforce planning, performance management, compensation cycle etc.
  • Being a key HR team member helping to define the vision and strategy for future organizational needs.
  • Working collaboratively with the HR Directors to support programs and practices that allow the company to attract "top talent" in a cost effective and timely manner.
  • Supporting change management initiatives and acting as a change agent to drive business results, including process improvement, organizational design, and realignment.
  • Addressing day to day employee/manager relations and performance management.
  • Coaching managers to improve employee performance.
  • Providing guidance and support in administering human resources policies and procedures to ensure that employees receive fair and respectful treatment.
  • Performing difficult staffing duties, including dealing with understaffing, refereeing disputes, terminating employees, and administering disciplinary procedures.
  • Advising and recommending changes to managers on organizational policy matters such as, equal employment opportunity and sexual harassment.



  • Bachelors degree; graduate degree or MBA preferred



  • 7+ years of client-facing Human Resources business partnering experience.
  • Prior experience as a Business Partner to a leadership team or senior level managers.
  • Ability to navigate through ambiguous situations.
  • Sound HR knowledge and skills and proven ability to apply them in varied situations.
  • A sense of urgency and responsiveness in dealing with emerging issues.
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain confidentiality & multitask.
  • Desire to understand broad business issues and apply to the projects.
  • Excellent analytical skills.



At FMC, diversity and inclusion are in our DNA. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer with a commitment to creating an inclusive workplace where all employees can thrive – regardless of race, gender, sex, pregnancy, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, national origin or ancestry, citizenship status, color, age, religion or religious creed, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, military or veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law. FMC also supports employee participation in company employee resource groups that celebrate the diverse backgrounds of our workforce by providing communities for employees to connect with each other and raise awareness throughout FMC. FMC complies with federal and state disability laws and makes reasonable accommodations for applicants and employees with disabilities. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, please contact our Talent Acquisition department

Nearest Major Market: Philadelphia